[maemo-developers] installing .deb to N800

From: Neil Jerram neil at ossau.uklinux.net
Date: Mon Nov 26 22:59:33 EET 2007
Tripti Gupta <itstripti at yahoo.com> writes:

> It is like:
> (Reading database ... 16712 files and directories
> currently installed.)
> Unpacking myapp (from myapp_1.0_armel.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing myapp_1.0_armel.deb
> (--install):
> corrupted filesystem tarfile - corrupted package
> archive
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> myapp_1.0_armel.deb
> I simply make .deb in my sratchbox and take the file
> to N800 and try installing it by dpkg or even clicking
> on it. Doesnt work but same file works for my SDK!

Just a wild guess: did you use FTP in ascii mode to transfer the .deb
on to your N800?  If so, try doing the transfer again with binary

(If not, how did you transfer the .deb to your N800?)


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